The ruling TRS party today finalised the candidature of Nomula Bhagat for fielding in the Nagarjuna Sagar bypoll to be held on April 17.
Nomula Bhagat is the only son of late Nomula Narasaiah whose unexpected demise has caused the bypoll in Sagar constituency. A decision to this effect has been taken by the party chief and the Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao at a meeting with the party leaders in Pragati Bhavan today.
Chief Minister assured another aspirant Koti Reddy with a promise MLC. He has also handed over the B-Form to the candidate in this connection to enable him to file his nomination on Tuesday being the last of the nominations for the by-election. Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao has also handed over a cheque for Rs 28 lakh to MLA candidate Nomula Bhagat to enable him to meet the election expenditure.
The meeting was attended by the widow of Nomula Narasaiah and the mother Nomula Bhagat Nomula Lakshmi along with her other family members besides Minister Jagadish reddy, MP Joginpalli Santosh Kumar, MLCs Sheri Subash Reddy, Palla Rajeswar Reddy, Tera Chinnapa Reddy, Madireddy Srinivas Reddy, and MC Koti Reddy.